This Red-billed Oxpecker was ‘baby sitting’ and probably having lunch on top of this small Cape Buffalo.
An adult Oxpecker will take docents of blood-engorged ticks, or thousand of larvae in a day.
But their preferred food is blood. That is the reason why they often peck on mammal’s wounds to keep them open.
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Pretty cool symbiotic relationship